Sgt. Joshua Claus, Guantanamo Interrogator, Told Canadian Teen Prisoner He'd Be Raped In U.S.

07/06/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Carol Rosenberg McClatchy

GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba -- To get teen terror suspect Omar Khadr to cooperate, a former U.S. Army interrogator testified Thursday, he told the wounded Canadian a "fictitious" tale of an Afghan youth who was gang-raped in an American prison and died.

"We'd tell him about this Afghan gets sent to an American prison and there's a bunch of big black guys and big Nazis," said the former interrogator who was since convicted of detainee abuse and was identified in court only as Interrogator No. 1.

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